Gonzalo de Berceo

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Gonzalo de Berceo (ca. 1190– before 1264) was a Spanish poet born in the Riojan village of Berceo, close to the major Benedictine monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla. He is celebrated for his poems on religious subjects, written in a style of verse which has been called Mester de Clerecía, shared with more secular productions such as the Libro de Alexandre, the Libro de Apolonio. He is ... more »

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Milagros De Nuestra Señora: Prólogo

Amigos e vasallos de Dios omnipotent,
si vos me escuchásedes por vuestro consiment,
querríavos contar un buen aveniment:
terrédeslo en cabo por bueno verament.

Yo Maestro Gonzalo de Berceo nomnado, 5
yendo en romería caecí en un prado
verde e bien sencido, de flores bien poblado,
lugar codiciadero para ome cansado.

Daban olor sobejo las flores bien olientes,
refrescaban en ome las caras e las mientes, 10
manaban cada canto fuentes claras corrientes,
en verano bien frías, en ivierno calientes.

Habie hí grand abondo de buenas ...

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